Newburgh officer stabbed with pen knife

February 16, 2008 4:01:57 PM PST
In Orange County, a Newburgh police officer is recovering after someone stabbed him in the leg early this morning. Officer Richard Hammer was stabbed with a serrated pen knife -- like this one -- when he intervened in a gang assault involving at least 12 men.

Hammer managed to arrest his alleged assailant - 17-year-old Edson Godinez.

Cops also arrested a second suspect -- 20-year-old Emmanuel Flores.


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